Synopses & Reviews
A complete handbook for building leadership skills within any type of volunteer organization.
A complete handbook for building leadership skills within any type of volunteer organization
Starting with the basics of leadership for management positions, you'll learn to achieve your goals and to inspire the best, most productive work from volunteers.
A comprehensive guide, packed with invaluable information and easy-to-use worksheets and forms. Any non-profit organization, volunteer group, board, auxiliary, fraternal organization, social service agency or club can use and adapt these forms to help their group achieve goals successfully.
Discusses trends in voluntarism, who volunteers and why, community resources for training, guidelines and contacts.
Learn how to conduct an effective meeting, establish goals, manage time, set priorities, create publicity and develop your career, Plus, how to:
- create unity within committees
- enhance motivation
- solve problems
- communicate effectively
- identify nonproductive behavior
- evaluate the group's effectiveness
- delegate responsibility
- develop commitment and involvement
A comprehensive guide, packed with invaluable information and easy-to-use worksheets and forms, this book will help your institution build leadership skills to inspire the best, most productive work from its volunteers. Useful for any nonprofit organization, it presents chapters on board skills, problem-solving, motivation, communication, conflict management, and many other topics. Includes bibliography.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-218) and index.
About the Author
Emily Kittle Morrison is author of Leadership Skills: Developing Volunteers for Organizational Success.